Widespread sunshine returns Friday

Temperatures remain slightly below average

Following another frosty start, temperatures stay below average through the day under plentiful sunshine.

Friday’s forecast

A cold front that passed through the state Thursday reinforced the recent below average temperatures, and Minnesota is off to a frosty start again.

Most of the state is starting the day in the upper 20s or 30s, and a frost advisory is in effect for portions of southern Minnesota until 8 a.m.

Highs will also be about 5 to 10 degrees below average, with most of the state in the 50s under mostly sunny skies.

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Friday high temperatures
National Weather Service

The dry weather results in very low relative humidity by the afternoon, which keeps fire concerns present, although lighter winds than Thursday mean no red flag warnings have been issued.

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Forecast relative humidity Friday afternoon
National Weather Service

Southern Minnesota could get needed rain over the weekend and temperatures stay cooler. 

That extended forecast will be updated around 9 a.m.

Programming note

You can hear my live weather updates on Minnesota Public Radio at 7:49 a.m. Monday through Friday morning.

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